Entries Tagged as 'Living Room'

Inspirational Message For December

December 1st, 2017 · 2 Comments

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.
These giant message boards make great Christmas gifts for relatives and friends!

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Tags: Living Room · Not Ugly · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Before & After Remodel

November 25th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Before Kitchen. This home was purchased from a bank for $79,000.

After Kitchen. The renovated home then sold for $149,000.

Before Kitchen.

After Kitchen.

Before Living Room.

After Living Room.

Before Bathroom.

After Bathroom. The flippers kept the bathtub and original tile.

Before Front of House.

After Front of House. No changes besides new paint. They didn’t even spend $600 on fresh gravel or $100 on fake shutters.

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Tags: Bathroom · Before & After · Curb Appeal · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling

Camden Fixer-Upper

November 19th, 2017 · No Comments

Free TV on the side of this Camden, New Jersey home. But the kilo will cost you.

The sellers put out the red carpet treatment for buyers.

Gourmet kitchen.

Those built-in drawers are certainly handy.

Green wood paneling will be a hot new trend in 2018.

Tickled pink.

Cedar-lined closet to keep out moths?

Calgon, take me away (from Camden).

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Carpet · Curb Appeal · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Graffiti · Kitchen · Living Room · Other US Cities · Window · Wood Paneling

Before & After Home Renovation

November 18th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Before Bathroom 1. The house was purchased by a flipper for $87,500.

After Bathroom 1. The renovated home then sold for $179,000.

Before Bathroom 2.

After Bathroom 2.

Before Kitchen.

After Kitchen.

Before Kitchen Refrigerator Nook.

After Kitchen & Great Room.

Before Interior Room.

After Interior Room. Now a great room.

Before Bedroom.

After Bedroom.

Before Front of House.

After Front of House.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Before & After · Curb Appeal · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling

For All In Tents & Purposes

November 10th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Yes, a tent on the front yard. Right in front. Everyone can see it. The neighbors love it.

So much to offer.

The junk in front is an affront.

Side view of the front porch.

The living room.

We pan to the right to see more.

More to the right.

One more time to the right. And it just isn’t right.

A scary looking dog is guarding the precious belongings out back.

Bars on the windows.

Swimming pool included.

And they’ll throw in the BBQ grill too.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Fireplace · Living Room · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Cluttered Coolidge Cottage

November 9th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Lots of stuff piled on in this Coolidge, Arizona home.

Baskets, spinning wheel, pot rack, and more. Lots of visual distractions.

It’s hard to see the kitchen because of the pot rack.

TV’s on. At least the pet is not in the photo.

There are two fly swatters in the kitchen, a shovel in the living room, and now a broom in the bonus room.

I have that same desk in my home office. It’s at least 20 years old. From Office Max.

Another view of the office and bonus room.

At least the doggy pee pads don’t have urine or feces in this photo. But why take a photo of it?

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Tags: Clutter · Collections · Dining Room · Kitchen · Living Room · Office/Den · Other Arizona Cities · Pot Rack · Staging

A Journey Into Decay & Neglect

November 7th, 2017 · 2 Comments

This poor old house was neglected for decades. Check out the ceiling. And the dirt on the ceiling fan!

Decades of grease!!

Decades of cigarette smoke?

Two bottles of bleach is not enough.

It’s picture perfect.

The swan turned back into an ugly duckling.

Shelving included with the sale.

Vintage drapery.

Outdoor kitchens with BBQs are very popular.

The swimming pool’s condition took a dive.

Plenty of parking on the front yard.

The headrests have been eaten away by the hot sun.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bad Parking · Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Ceiling Fan · Curb Appeal · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Pool & Spa · Weeds

Keep Out

November 5th, 2017 · 1 Comment

These Hallstead, Pennsylvania sellers want buyers to keep out of the bedroom. [Thank you, KG, for sending these photos]

Pride of ownership.

No sign needed here. Buyers may be inclined to keep out of this bedroom too.

This bedroom has a lovely view out the window. You’ll have to trust us.

Creepy knives.

Happy birthday to all of us.

The living room. The chair has little booties.

The living room as seen from the front door. The sellers felt it was important to cover up the nice flooring with a rug.

The holiday canned food drive is off to a roaring success.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Dining Room · Kitchen · Knives · Living Room · Other US Cities · Staging · Window Coverings

Before & After Remodel

October 28th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Before Bathroom 1. The investor bought this home from a bank for $100,000.

After Bathroom 1. The renovated home then sold for $167,000.

Before Bathroom 1’s bathtub.

After Bathroom 1’s bathtub.

Before Bathroom 2.

After Bathroom 2.

Before Kitchen.

After Kitchen.

Before Kitchen.

After Kitchen.

Before Laundry Room.

After Laundry Room.

Before Bedroom 1.

After Bedroom 1.

Before Bedroom 2.

After Bedroom 2.

Before Living Room.

After Living Room.

Before Front of House.

After Front of House.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Before & After · Curb Appeal · Kitchen · Laundry Room · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling

Tea-Stained Walls

October 25th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Bad patch job, no light bulbs, and a big hose coming out of the wall.

They went with an autumn color palette.

They should have staged this room with some pumpkins and corn shocks.

The good news is there are no popcorn ceilings anymore.

Vaulted ceiling.

Open floor plan.

Lots of natural light.

Master suite.

Endless possibilities.

A TV in the bathroom! Nothing like resting your head against the faucet while you stretch your head back to see the TV.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Fireplace · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Kitchen · Living Room · Other Arizona Cities · Paint